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This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $601 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 29 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
622
Rank: 3rd
out of 30 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
2,694
Rank: 9th
out of 30 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
4.3 This Provider
Avg 29.1
Total Paid
by Medicare
$146K
Rank: 8th
out of 30 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$235 This Provider
Avg $601

Office Visits

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Medicare reimburses office visits using a five-point scale, with five being the most intensive and costly. The chart below shows what percentage of this provider’s office visits were reimbursed at each level. A higher than average proportion of costly visits is not necessarily an indication of a problem, but it may be worth asking about.

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Roger G. Santala
Average for Hematology & Oncology Providers in Montana

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 37 different services in 2013
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Medical Services
CATEGORY
Description of Service
Times Performed (or Units) This Service's Rank Patients Unique Visits
Per Patient
Billed to Medicare Payments from Medicare
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99214
Performed in a facility
607
times performed,
23% of his services

1st 3rd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

218
patients got this service, 35% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$54,630an average of $90 per time performed $34,368
an average of $57 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99214
Performed in an office
325
times performed,
12% of his services

2nd 9th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

114
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$62,075an average of $191 per time performed $25,578
an average of $79 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in a facility
314
times performed,
12% of his services

3rd 4th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

200
patients got this service, 32% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$17,270an average of $55 per time performed $10,673
an average of $34 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in an office
304
times performed,
11% of his services

4th 11th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

187
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$39,520an average of $130 per time performed $14,346
an average of $47 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99233
Performed in a facility
260
times performed,
10% of his services

5th 22nd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

51
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
4.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$54,080an average of $208 per time performed $20,769
an average of $80 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
87
times performed,
3% of his services

6th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in MT perform this service

43
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,350an average of $50 per time performed $1,246
an average of $14 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, p... +

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, platelets), automated test ×

Service Code: 85025
Performed in an office
70
times performed,
3% of his services

7th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in MT perform this service

34
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,870an average of $41 per time performed $738
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99223
Performed in a facility
56
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 43rd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

48
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$18,648an average of $333 per time performed $8,681
an average of $155 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 6... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 60 minutes ×

Service Code: 99205
Performed in a facility
52
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 30th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

52
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,620an average of $185 per time performed $6,314
an average of $121 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99232
Performed in a facility
47
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 12th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

18
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.1)
$6,627an average of $141 per time performed $2,602
an average of $55 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 6... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 60 minutes ×

Service Code: 99205
Performed in an office
33
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 51st

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

33
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$12,045an average of $365 per time performed $5,108
an average of $155 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
30
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 35th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

23
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$4,470an average of $149 per time performed $1,682
an average of $56 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, p... +

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, platelets), automated test ×

Service Code: 85027
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
1% of his services

13th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in MT perform this service

25
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,050an average of $35 per time performed $263
an average of $9 per time performed
medical
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample +

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample ×

Service Code: 36415
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.78% of his services

14th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in MT perform this service

20
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$273an average of $13 per time performed $62
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Microscopic examination for white blood cells with manual... +

Microscopic examination for white blood cells with manual cell count ×

Service Code: 85007
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.56% of his services

15th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in MT perform this service

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$285an average of $19 per time performed $70
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 40 minutes ×

Service Code: 99215
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
0.48% of his services

16th 23rd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$1,560an average of $120 per time performed $988
an average of $76 per time performed

Notes: Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients. The contact information listed above is the most current we have for this provider. The services listed on this page may have been delivered at a previous address or as part of a different practice.

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Sources: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, National Plan and Provider Enumeration System, American Medical Association

Services that begin with a letter come from CMS. All other codes and descriptions of the medical procedures are from the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code set, copyright 2013 American Medical Association. All rights reserved. Where practical, AMA’s consumer friendly translation of the CPT descriptor was used. ProPublica has received permission from the AMA to use these codes on this site.

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